Entries by Ian Henery

Sonnets for Shakespeare

Ian and Lucy discuss Sonnets for Shakespeare on Hope Radio 87.9 FM, Birmingham   On Tuesday 7th July 2020 at 8.00pm (BST) please tune in to the Ian Henery Show on Hope Radio (87.9FM or online by clicking here) for a wonderful chat between Ian and Lucy, the co-founders of Sonnets for Shakespeare. We will […]

The Rainbow Poems

The Rainbow Poems chats with Hope Radio 87.9 FM in Birmingham   On Tuesday 7th July 2020 at 8.00pm (BST) please tune in to the Ian Henery Show on Hope Radio (87.9FM or online by clicking here) for a wonderful interview with Lucy, founder of The Rainbow Poems. Based in South Birmingham, UK, Hope Radio […]

Feature on Hope Radio 87.9FM

  Thank you David Moore for the film work and feature on Hope Radio 87.9FM. Click here to view the recording of Ian.   Birmingham Poem (COVID-19) If the pandemic begins to worsen Keep it together but 6 feet apart; Social distancing – length of a tall person, Communication by voice, eyes and heart. We need […]

From solicitor to the stage in Southside

  By day, Ian Henery operates two eponymously named legal firms in the area and is a prominent figure in the district. But outside of working hours, Ian’s passion lies in poetry and play-writing, and it’s the latter that has earnt him a place on Southside’s famous Hippodrome stage. Ian has recently received a grant […]

‘In The Arena’ by Ian Henery

Extract taken from Overhear Poetry. In this week’s blog post we celebrate community and creativity with poets Ian Henery and Leanne Cooper as they tell us about their work for The Arena Theatre and Newhampton Arts Centre. Not only that but, in the spirit of collaboration, we are also joined by Sam Fleming, Education and […]

Rock The Beacon 2019

  Rock The Beacon is a brand new festival for all the family. Following a very successful weekend in August 2019 they are now in the planning stages for its second year. The festival takes place on Barr Beacon on the outskirts of Walsall and North Birmingham in the West Midlands. It is supported and funded by private businesses, performing […]